Dr. Emil Matei, MD

Dr. Emil Matei, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  

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Dr. Emil Matei, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Pembroke Pines, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.

Memorial Division of General Surgery

601 N Flamingo Rd Ste 409

Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • Freedom Health
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Preferred Medical Plan

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 89% of peers
more than 80% of peers
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
more than 26% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

21  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine / New York Institute Of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Botsford General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Hospitals Of The University Of Picardy
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • New York Hospital Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matei has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Emil Matei, MD
Dr Matei Is an incredible surgeon. Him and his staff have an extensive training and are very knowledgeable everyone is more than happy to answer any questions that you have and put your mind at ease before surgery . This is a team that believes in bariatric surgery and they believe in each other....Read More
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Nicole Hernandez in Pembroke Pines, Fl – Apr 21, 2018
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thanks to dr. matei my life change I am very grateful for your help to this new life
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Marioxi Vidal in Sunrise Florida – Mar 06, 2018
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Everything was excellent.
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Jan 30, 2018
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Excellent surgeon!! Recently has VSG and pain is subsiding already . I? feel fuller faster but with minimum side effects. Dr. Matei’s bedside manners are unbelievable!!! Day of surgery, if you have an jitters, he comes around pre- procedure to alleviate all! Team Matei is the best!
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Brazilgirl in Hollywood, FL – Nov 14, 2017
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I want to thank Dr.matei and his team for Their hard work and great attitude Karla thank you for being attentive and answering all my emails Anne thank for you great smile and making me laugh dr. Matei thank you for you honesty and great attitude and very direct person. I felt that I received a lot...Read More
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Sujey arroyo in Miami fl – Aug 24, 2017
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